Tag: Life Lessons

  • Half-Lessons from Cancer

    Half-Lessons from Cancer

    Rather predictably, I cried when my brother doctor told me the news. “Stage 3, Ate,” he said. Then, I expected denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance to kick in, in that order. Yes, the stages of grief. I didn’t care how long each stage would last, I just wanted them to pan out in that […]

  • In Paris with a Broken Camera

      by Cristina Montes Exactly five years ago, at this time of the year, I was counting off days before a trip to Paris with my brother. They say part of the fun of traveling is planning the trip, and this trip was no exception. As I looked forward to the trip, I foresaw that […]